Israeli gadfly Avi Mograbi is the flashpoint of this shrewd docudrama about a beleaguered filmmaker bulling through a midlife crisis while juggling assignments to film the 50th annis of Israeli…
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Panorama), Feb. 13, 1999. (Also in San Francisco Film Festival.) (Kazakh dialogue.) Running time: 71 MIN.
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Feb. 17, 1999. Original title: Janmadinam. Malayalam dialogue. Running time: 105 MIN.
An intimate examination of the enigmatic Aum Shinrikyo religious group begun six months after it made world headlines in 1995 by releasing sarin gas in several crowded Tokyo subway stations, "A" is a…
A heartfelt, if somewhat overheated, melodrama set against the Turkish immigrant transvestite community in contempo Berlin, this handsome feature from L.A.- and Istanbul-based writer-director Kutlug…
Reviewed at Berlin Film Festival (Forum), Feb. 11, 1999. German and Turkish dialogue. Running time: 72 MIN.
(German and French dialogue)
Managing the not-insubstantial trick of being intellectual and mischievous, "Three Bridges Over the River" is the new pic from French vet Jean-Claude Biette , who has written about film and acted in…
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